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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Saturday, January 08, 2005

MicroMedia Paper

This month's Mobile PC magazine has a cool discussion of a potential product for the future called MicroMedia Paper. The basic idea is to create a paper-thin flexible display that has multi-media and wireless capabilities. Here are some of the other cool features of this product as listed on the Mobile PC web-site:

  • Ultra-thin power generation technology allows the battery to be contained in a replaceable Power Sticker
  • Touch-sensitive controls on the front of the Paper allow the user to play, pause, and scroll through media
  • A graphic equalizer allows adjustment to the sound to match the space and source material
  • A piezo vibrator provides good sound quality without adding bulk to the unit

Projected street for this cool new product: 2015. Should make for some pretty cool baseball cards!